Bill Sponsors: IL SB0858 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Provides that "low-wage employee" means an employee whose earnings do not exceed the greater of (1) the hourly rate equal to the minimum wage required by the applicable federal, State, or local minimum wage law or (2) $13.00 per hour (instead of an employee who earns the greater of the applicable minimum wage or $13.00 per hour). Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-08-18 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0225 [SB0858 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator Patricia Vanpelt-Watkins [D]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-005FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Jacqueline Collins [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-016FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-004FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Melissa Conyears-Ervin [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-010FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Latoya Greenwood [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-114FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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